100 to 100: 30 Minutes of Activity Can Help You Live Longer
Want to add years to your life? Get moving! In this 100 to 100 video, integrative medical specialist Robin Miller, MD, explains that being active for just 30 minutes, five times a week, could cut your mortality risk.
[WHOOSH] Hi. I'm Dr. Miller with a simple tip that could add years to your life.
Walk or bike, dance, or chase the kids around outside. If you're active for 30 minutes, five times a week,
you could cut your mortality risk by 20%, according to one study. So no matter how busy life gets, make
time for the active things you enjoy. You don't have to do a killer ab workout or train for a marathon. The study shows that people who simply
did non-vigorous physical activity for two and a half hours a week dropped their mortality risk by 20%
compared to couch potatoes. It's a simple, easy investment to make in your long-term health. Although a little sweat is healthy, too,
when people kick their activity levels into high gear with seven hours of moderate-intensity exercise each week, their mortality risks dropped by 25%
compared to non-active folks. So get moving. For more ways to live better and longer,
check out all our health tips right here. [WHOOSH]
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